Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Coldplay tribute act.
Post-punk duo from Glasgow.
Tribute show to Phil Collins.
Ex-Love and Money man ploughs a folkier furrow with his solo career.
One Night of Queen
Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band the Works, bringing you all the Queen hits. The band have performed across the globe, including two shows at BBC Proms in the Park.
A haunting original take on folk rock from the former Mercury Music Prize nominee.
London-based four-piece led by vocalist Edith Violet.
MF Robots (Music For Robots) is a new project founded by Brand New Heavies originator Jan Kincaid and former band vocalist Dawn Joseph.
Folk rock band.
Andrew Lawrence: Clean
No politics. No religion. No smut. No swearing. Just great jokes and clean fun.
Post-punk three-piece hailing from Brookyn.
Insane Championship Wrestling
Hardcore wrestling for those who aren't fazed by the use of thumbtacks, baseball bats or staple guns as weapons. As the title implies, not for the sane.
Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS)
A grumpy look at life from Ms Eclair, having hit 60 and a new decade of decrepitude.
Lee 'Scratch' Perry
The godfather of dub, Lee 'Scratch' Perry supplies a night of eccentric reggae sounds.
London's annual boutique dance and music festival was founded by electric DJ duo Groove Armada in 2002. The line-up for 2020 features the likes of Disclosure, Khalid, Robyn, and Jorja Smith.
Irish singer and titan of crossover Celtic music who has released eleven studio albums.
The Psychedelic Furs
Early 80s alternative popsters, best known for the hit 'Pretty In Pink'.
The Blues Band
The Blues Band line-up of Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Rob Townsend, Gary Fletcher and Tom McGuiness continues to pay tribute to the blues and R&B boom which inspired them to pick up their instruments in the first place.
Four-piece blues ensemble.
Scouse duo from out of the 80s specialising in wistful pastoral pop.
The Madness tribute band get out their saxes, guitars, and fancy suits for a night of classic ska.
Australian rock band led by Neil Finn, which scored big hits in the 80s and 90s with songs like 'Don't Dream It's Over' and 'Weather With You'. It's reformed with Finn and original member Nick Seymour, plus veteran producer Mitch Froom on keyboards.
Tribute to the French electronic duo.
The Oregon-based five-piece perform country soul.
Dr John Cooper Clarke
The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.
Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt
Explore the art of mediumship from spiritualist Nikki Kitt.
English indie rock band from London featuring Will Taylor, Jon Supran and Nicolas Hill.
Much admired stripped-down angular and funky indie sounds from the earnest Foals.
Hue & Cry
Soulful pop, jazzy influences and urban grooves from Scotrock veterans Pat and Greg Kane.
Mancunian death metal collective specialising in guttural vocals and intense riffs.
The Lottery Winners
Melodic indie-pop quartet from Leigh.
The ex-Soft Boys frontman returns to the stage to perform tracks from his vast back catalogue.
The Rollin' Stoned
Rolling Stones tribute act.
Join comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA. Expect stand-up, sketches, songs and some very scummy stories. Guaranteed to make parents laugh and non-parents happy about their life choices. Based on the hit Scummy Mummies…
Shrek the Musical
- Directed by: Nigel Harman
- Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)
An all-singing, all-dancing stage version of the popular films, packed with laughs and the odd tear.
Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit.
R.E.M. by Stipe
A tribute to R.E.M fronted by Rick Southern. The band have performed for Michael Stipe himself, live on the BBC1's The One Show.
Tankus The Henge
Cult British band based around the songwriting of Jaz Delorean. The band is known for their wild showmanship and their self-described 'Gonzo Rock 'n' Roll' style.
Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium
Star of Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy presents an evening of psychometry, photograph readings and psychic predictions.
The Zoots perform the sounds of the 60s and 70s.
Alternative hip hop group from Texas formerly known as AliveSinceForever.
English-Irish pop boy band.
Anthemic indie sounds from this Liverpudlian ensemble.
British electronic music group based in Manchester.
UK Foo Fighters
Tribute to Dave Grohl's rocking mob.
The veteran five-piece perform lively contemporary folk songs.
Belfast-based DJ duo perform live as part of their world tour.
Dutch composer and pianist.
Alt.blues guitarist whose influences include punk, rockabilly and trash country.